Salma Hayek: "I was an illegal immigrant in the United States"
Salma Hayek: "I was an illegal immigrant in the United States"
By Mariela Rosario | 12/08/2010 - 09:16

In a revelatory new interview in V magazine Spain, Salma Hayek admits for the first time that she came to the country illegally.

“I was an illegal immigrant in the United States,” Hayek said during the interview. “It was for a small period of time, but I still did it."


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EXCLUSIVE: Spain’s Hottest Singer, Buika Heads to the U.S.
By Grace Bastidas | 10/13/2010 - 10:17

Afro-Spanish singer Buika is kicking off a stateside tour this Friday in Chicago and if her last album, El Último Trago is any indication, she’s bound to unleash a torrent of raw emotion that will make you feel completely vulnerable. That’s the effect Buika has on everyone, including her good friend Pedro Almodóvar, who wrote the liner notes in the CD. We recently sat down with the 37-year-old songstress to talk lyrics, love and heartbreak. Here’s what she had to say:    


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Michelle Obama's Spanish Itinerary
By Verky Arcos | 08/09/2010 - 17:27

Although there is much public controversy on Michelle Obama's choice to vacation in Southern Spain with her nine-year-old daughter, Sasha, and friends, we must admit it is a fabulous destination.  Here are a few highlights of their trip:

Wednesday, Day one:  Mother and daughter (along with security and friends) strolled along the cobbled streets of old town Marbella stopping at small shops.


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What Did Mrs. Obama Eat While in Spain? See the Menu!
By Verky Arcos | 08/09/2010 - 15:30

After a five-day tour of the southern region of Spain, First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughter, Sasha, ended their vacation yesterday with lunch at Spain’s royal family retreat on the resort island of Mallorca. King Juan Carlos, who gave a warm welcome to the First Lady by kissing her hand, Queen Sophia, and the fashionable Princess Letizia, greeted them. 


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Poll: Fashion Showdown! First Lady Michelle Obama vs. the Spanish Royals
By Miranda Noland | 08/09/2010 - 12:43

At the end of First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha's vacation in Spain last week, they met the Spanish royal family for lunch in Palma de Mallorca.

The classically beautiful Princess Letizia went head-to-head with America's fashionable First Lady. Mrs. Obama wore a white bow blouse, coral full skirt and shiny gold flats. Princess Letizia (above, right) dressed things up with a white one-shouldered sheath dress with a statement bauble necklace and nude platform sandals.

So, tell us...


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Enrique Iglesias Keeps His Word and Waterskiis Naked
By Latina Staff | 08/06/2010 - 10:05

Enrique Iglesias is a man of his word. The Spanish heartthrob made a public promise that if Spain won the World Cup that he would waterski naked.


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Spain Wins the World Cup!
By Mariela Rosario | 07/12/2010 - 10:00

Spain won the 2010 FIFA World Cup yesterday, defeating the Netherlands 1-0 in extra time. The winning goal was scored by Andres Iniesta, who removed his jersey to reveal a white t-shirt that read: "Dani Jarque siempre con nosotros" (Dani Jarque always with us).


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Poll: Who Do You Want to See in the World Cup Finals?
By Yuliana Gomez | 06/30/2010 - 13:00

World Cup fever continues in the Latina offices!


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Watch: La Mala is Bad-to-the-Bone
By Grace Bastidas | 05/12/2010 - 13:03

In less than a week Mala Rodriguez will drop her fourth album Dirty Bailarina (out May 18; Universal), a title that is meant to evoke the image of “a woman who expresses her art without fear of getting dirty.” Sound interesting?


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Sound Check: Getting to Know Spain’s Amaral
By Grace Bastidas | 03/16/2010 - 20:00

Vocalist Eva Amaral teamed up with guitarist Juan Aguirre when they were students to form the pop-rock act Amaral in 1998. Since then, they’ve sold over two million records so perhaps it’s time we get to know the dynamic duo behind one of Spain’s hottest bands. I caught up with them a few days before their showcase at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas this week and here’s what they had to say.

Are you ready to conquer the North American market?


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